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List of the best Frank Finlay movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Frank Finlay's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Frank Finlay movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Frank Finlay movies will be at the top of the list. Frank Finlay has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Frank Finlay movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Frank Finlay films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Frank Finlay role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Frank Finlay performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include Lighthouse Hill, The Comedy Man and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Frank Finlay movies?" and "What are the greatest Frank Finlay roles of all time?"

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The Four Musketeers Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway - The Four Musketeers is a 1974 Richard Lester film that is a sequel to The Three Musketeers, and covers the second half of Dumas' novel The Three Musketeers. Fifteen years later, the cast and ...more

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Wild Geese Roger Moore, Richard Burton, Richard Harris - The Wild Geese is a British 1978 adventure film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen about a group of mercenaries in Africa. It stars Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris and Hardy Krüger. ...more

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The Pianist Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Emilia Fox - The Pianist is a 2002 historical drama film co-produced and directed by Roman Polanski, scripted by Ronald Harwood, and starring Adrien Brody. It is based on the autobiographical book The ...more

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The Three Musketeers Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway - The Three Musketeers is a 1973 film based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by Richard Lester and written by George MacDonald Fraser. It was originally proposed in ...more

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The Return of the Musketeers Christopher Lee, Kim Cattrall, Oliver Reed - The Return of the Musketeers is a 1989 film adaptation loosely based on the novel Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas. It is the third Musketeers film directed by Richard Lester, following ...more

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Othello Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Michael Gambon - Othello is a 1965 film based on the National Theatre Company's staging of Shakespeare's Othello staged by John Dexter. Directed by Stuart Burge, the film starred Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, ...more

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Lifeforce Patrick Stewart, Mathilda May, Peter Firth - Lifeforce is a 1985 science fiction, horror film directed by Tobe Hooper and written by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby, based on Colin Wilson's 1976 novel, The Space Vampires. Featuring Steve ...more

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A Christmas Carol George C. Scott, Susannah York, David Warner - A Christmas Carol is a 1984 television film adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous 1843 holiday novella of the same name. The film is directed by Clive Donner who had been an editor of the 1951 ...more

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Murder by Decree Donald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud - Murder by Decree is a 1979 British-Canadian mystery thriller film directed by Bob Clark. It features the Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who are ...more

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Cromwell Alec Guinness, Richard Harris, Timothy Dalton - Cromwell is a British 1970 historical drama film, based on the life of Oliver Cromwell who led the Parliamentary forces during the English Civil War and, as Lord Protector, ruled Great Britain ...more

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The Deadly Bees Ronnie Wood, Frank Finlay, Michael Ripper - The Deadly Bees is a 1966 British horror–thriller film based on H.F. Heard's 1941 novel A Taste for Honey. It was directed by Freddie Francis, and stars Suzanna Leigh, Guy Doleman, and Frank ...more

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The Molly Maguires Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar - The Molly Maguires is a 1970 American film based on a 1969 novel by Arthur H. Lewis that was directed by Martin Ritt. It stars Richard Harris and Sean Connery. Set in late 19th century ...more

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Twisted Nerve Hayley Mills, Billie Whitelaw, Timothy West - Twisted Nerve is a 1968 British psychological thriller film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Hywel Bennett, Hayley Mills, Billie Whitelaw and Frank Finlay. The film follows a disturbed ...more

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Sitting Target Ian McShane, Jill St. John, Oliver Reed - Sitting Target or Screaming Target is a 1972 British film directed by Douglas Hickox and shot in London. It stars Oliver Reed, Ian McShane and Jill St. John and was based on the 1970 novel by ...more

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Shaft in Africa Richard Roundtree, Vonetta McGee, Frank Finlay - Shaft in Africa, is a 1973 film directed by John Guillermin and is the third film in the blaxploitation trilogy of films starring Richard Roundtree as John Shaft. John Guillermin directed and ...more

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, John Thaw - The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is a 1962 film, based on the short story of the same name. The screenplay, like the short story, was written by Alan Sillitoe. The film was directed by ...more

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Inspector Clouseau Alan Arkin, Barry Foster, Frank Finlay - Inspector Clouseau is a 1968 United Artists feature film, the third in the Pink Panther film series. It was directed by Bud Yorkin, written by Frank Waldman and Tom Waldman and stars Alan Arkin ...more

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The Jokers Oliver Reed, Michael Crawford, Harry Andrews - The Jokers is a 1967 comedy film written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and directed by Michael Winner. The film stars Michael Crawford and Oliver Reed as brothers who hatch a plot to steal ...more

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The Informers Harry Andrews, Colin Blakely, Frank Finlay - The Informers is a 1963 British crime film produced and distributed in the UK by The Rank Organisation and distributed in the USA by Continental Film Distributors. It was directed by Ken ...more

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Gumshoe Albert Finney, Wendy Richard, Billie Whitelaw - Gumshoe is a 1971 film, and was the directorial debut of British director Stephen Frears. Written by local author Neville Smith, who appears as Arthur, the film is set in Liverpool with Albert ...more

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The Return of the Soldier Ann-Margret, Julie Christie, Ian Holm - The Return of the Soldier is a 1982 British film starring Alan Bates as Baldry and co-starring Julie Christie, Ian Holm, Glenda Jackson, and Ann-Margret about a shell-shocked officer's return ...more

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Stiff Upper Lips Peter Ustinov, Sean Pertwee, Sindhu Tolani - Stiff Upper Lips is a broad parody of British period films, especially the lavish Merchant-Ivory productions of the 'eighties and early 'nineties. Although it specifically targets A Room with a ...more

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The Key Stefania Sandrelli, Frank Finlay, Tinto Brass - La chiave is a 1983 Italian erotic film directed by Tinto Brass . It is based on the novel Kagi by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki. The film arose some scandal in reason of explicit nudes and sex scenes ...more

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Count Dracula Louis Jourdan, Judi Bowker, Frank Finlay - Count Dracula is a British television adaptation of the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. Produced by the BBC, it first aired on BBC 2 on 22 December 1977. It is among the more faithful of the many ...more

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Assault Lesley-Anne Down, Freddie Jones, Frank Finlay - Assault is a 1971 British thriller film directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Suzy Kendall, Frank Finlay and Freddie Jones, with Lesley-Anne Down making an early screen appearance. It is based ...more

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Gospa Martin Sheen, Morgan Fairchild, Michael York - Gospa is a religious drama starring Martin Sheen and Morgan Fairchild about events surrounding pilgrimages to a small village in Herzegovina where six school children claim Lady appeared in ...more

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Enigma Martin Sheen, Sam Neill, Derek Jacobi - Enigma is a 1983 Anglo-American drama film directed by Jeannot Szwarc and starring Martin Sheen, Sam Neill, Brigitte Fossey, and Kevin McNally. Based on Michael Barak's novel The Enigma, the ...more

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Romance and Rejection is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Frank Finlay Movies
Romance and Rejection Susannah York, John Hannah, Tamsin Greig -

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Station Jim Laura Fraser, Celia Imrie, Thomas Brodie-Sangster - Station Jim is a 2001 drama, romance film written by Joanne Reay and Mark Wallington and directed by John Roberts.

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Arch of Triumph Anthony Hopkins, Donald Pleasence, Lesley-Anne Down - Arch of Triumph is a 1985 British television film by Harlech Television. It is based on the novel Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque, author of All Quiet on the Western Front. The novel was ...more

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Private Potter Tom Courtenay, Frank Finlay, Ronald Fraser - Private Potter is a 1962 British drama film directed by Caspar Wrede and starring Tom Courtenay, Mogens Wieth, Ronald Fraser, and James Maxwell.

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Eroica Jack Davenport, Ian Hart, Frank Finlay - Eroica is a BBC television film that dramatises the first performance of Beethoven's third symphony, the Eroica. It carries the tagline ‘The day that changed music forever’. The film was ...more

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The Merchant of Venice Maggie Smith, Charles Gray, Frank Finlay - The Merchant of Venice is a 1972 drama film directed by Cedric Messina.

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Sparrow Vanessa Redgrave, Angela Bettis, Sinéad Cusack - Sparrow is a 1993 Italian drama film directed by Franco Zeffirelli. It is an adaptation of Giovanni Verga's novel, Storia di una capinera and was filmed in Sicily in 1993. It stars Angela ...more

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The Death of Adolf Hitler Frank Finlay, Caroline Mortimer, Robert Cawdron - The Death of Adolf Hitler is a 1973 British television videotaped drama, an episode of ITV's Sunday Night Theatre series. It stars Frank Finlay as Adolf Hitler and Caroline Mortimer as Eva ...more

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The Ploughman's Lunch Tim Curry, Jonathan Pryce, Bill Paterson - The Ploughman's Lunch is a 1983 film written by Ian McEwan and directed by Richard Eyre which features Jonathan Pryce, Tim Curry and Rosemary Harris. The film looks at the media world in ...more

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Life for Ruth Patrick McGoohan, Frank Finlay, Janet Munro - Life for Ruth is a 1962 British drama film produced by Michael Relph directed by Basil Dearden and starring Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan and Janet Munro. The film had its World Premiere on 30 ...more

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The Spare Tyres Frank Finlay, Terence Alexander, Tenniel Evans - The Spare Tyres is a 1967 British short comedy film directed by Michael J. Lane and featuring Terence Alexander, Judy Franklin, Pauline Yates, and Frank Finlay. Dennis and his wife move to a new ...more

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Neither the Sea Nor the Sand is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Frank Finlay Movies
Neither the Sea Nor the Sand Susan Hampshire, Frank Finlay, Antony Booth - Neither the Sea Nor the Sand is a 1972 fantasy horror romance film written by Gordon Honeycombe and directed by Fred Burnley.

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King of the Wind Richard Harris, Jenny Agutter, Glenda Jackson - King of the Wind is a 1989 British adventure film directed by Peter Duffell and starring Richard Harris, Glenda Jackson and Frank Finlay. It is based on the novel King of the Wind by Marguerite ...more

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The Comedy Man is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Frank Finlay Movies
The Comedy Man Kenneth More, Dennis Price, Angela Douglas - The Comedy Man is a 1964 British drama film directed by Alvin Rakoff and starring Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Dennis Price and Billie Whitelaw. It depicts the life of a struggling actor in ...more

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Ring of Darkness Marisa Mell, Valentina Cortese, Frank Finlay - Ring of Darkness is a 1979 film directed by Pier Carpi.

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The Waiting Room Rupert Graves, Phyllida Law, Anne-Marie Duff - The Waiting Room is a 2007 British romantic drama film directed by Roger Goldby and starring Anne-Marie Duff, Frank Finlay and Ralf Little. It was produced by Bright Pictures. The story follows ...more

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Lighthouse Hill is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Frank Finlay Movies
Lighthouse Hill Jason Flemyng, Kirsty Mitchell, Frank Finlay - Lighthouse Hill is a 2004 British comedy film directed by David Fairman and starring Jason Flemyng, Kirsty Mitchell and Frank Finlay.

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P.D. James: A Mind to Murder Cal MacAninch, Jerome Flynn, Frank Finlay -

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Danny Jones Frank Finlay, Marianne Stone, Jane Carr - Danny Jones is a 1972 British drama film directed by Jules Bricken and starring Frank Finlay, Jane Carr and Len Jones.